Social Studies Review . Passing The Georgia High School Graduation Test United States History The Great Depression to Now. Stock market Speculation. Speculation- is high risk investment in the hopes of making large returns on their money.
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Passing The Georgia High School Graduation Test
United States History
The Great Depression to Now
c. Explain the social an political of widespread unemployment that resulted in the developments such as Hoovervilles
1. Generally the 1920s were marked by
c. Falling Production d. Falling Wages Answer is B
c. The Great Crash d. Black Tuesday Answer is A
The New Deal
SSUSH18 The student will describe Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal as a response to the depression and compare the ways the governmental programs aided those in need.
Huey Long- used half truths and scare tactics to attack FDR’s policies. He proposed share the wealth, dividing up the money in America.
Court Packing Bill- FDR was turned down on this policy when he attempted to increase the number of justices on the Supreme Court.
Neutrality Act- forbade the United States from arms sales to warring nations. FDR knew that this hurt warring nations of Europe.
Answer is A
Answer is A.
Answer is d
The United States and World War II
SSUSH 19 The Student will identify the origins, major developments, and domestic impact of World War II, especially the growth of the Federal Government.
The Answer is C
Cold War and the United States
The Division of Berlin international impact of the Cold War on the United States
McCarthy accusing those of communist tendencies international impact of the Cold War on the United States
Sen. Joseph McCarthy
Khrushchev and Kennedy struggle for power international impact of the Cold War on the United States
Cuban exiles captured
Bay of Pigs
Student shot at Kent State University in Ohio. international impact of the Cold War on the United States
1. President Truman issued the Truman Doctrine in response to
The student will explain economic growth and its impact on the United States, 1945-1970.
Describe the baby boom and its impact as shown by Levittown and Interstate Highway Act.
The baby boom, or rise in birth rates, that had begun in the 1940s continued into the 1950s.
Cars and Highways
Describe the impact television has had on American culture; include the presidential debates (Kennedy/Nixon,1960) and news coverage of the Civil Rights Movement.
A New Type of Candidate
A Narrow Kennedy Victory
Analyze the impact of technology on American life; include the development of the personal computer and the cellular telephone.
Developments in Technology During the 1950s
Describe the impact of competition with the USSR as evidenced by the launch of Sputnik I and President Eisenhower’s actions.
In the United States, television was instrumental in
In the televised presidential debates between Kennedy and Nixon, Kennedy appeared to be
Which of the following events had the greatest influence on the suburbanization that began after the Second WW?
Beginning in the 1960’s a discernible trend in internal migration developed that involved
Which of the following post-World War II societal changes was MOST responsible for the baby-boom?
Which of the following was most responsible for the spread of US culture around the world in the late 1920s and 1930s?
a .America’s rapid colonization of nations all around the globe
b. America’s rapidly developing entertainment industry, particularly movies
d. America’s huge negative net migration as US citizens fled aboard
d. A general world-wide feeling that other cultures were inherently inferior to that of the US
The student will identify dimensions of the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1970.
Explain the importance of President Truman’s order to integrate the U.S. military and the federal government.
July 1948-President Truman issued Executive Order 9981, declaring that “three shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services”-he order desegregation of military facilities “ be put into effect as rapidly as possible” . Desegregation was slow in the 1940’s and by 1951, most of the units in Korea were integrated.
Identify Jackie Robinson and the integration of baseball.
First black player in modern Major League Baseball, April 10, 1947-Rookie of the Year, 1947-first black inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, 1962.
Explain Brown v Board of Education and efforts to resist the decision.
Why was the Brown v. Board of Education ruling considered important?
(A) It stated that separate educational facilities were unequal.
(B) It banned segregation on buses.
(C) It demanded that school districts move toward desegregation.
(D) It provided military protection for African American students.
Describe the significance of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail and his I have a dream speech.
Marches in Birmingham
Response to the Marches
Describe the causes and consequence of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Some Provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
President Truman ordered an end to discrimination in
The Supreme Court decision in Brown v Board of Education ended
After Congress passed the Voting Rights Act of 1965,
Which of the following was a provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
(A) Withholding of federal funds to discriminatory programs
(B) Prohibition of literacy tests
(C) Banning of poll taxes
Which of the following civil rights leaders were responsible for the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
Which of the following represents the significance of Little Rock Central High School in the history of civil rights?
The student will analyze the impact of social change movements and organizations of the 1960’s.
Compare and contrast the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) tactics; include sit-ins, freedom rides, and changing composition.
The Purpose of the Freedom Rides
Violence Greets the Riders
Describe the National Organization of Women and the origins and goals of the modern women’s movement.
Publications and Popularity
Women in Politics
The Feminine Mystique and Support Groups
Explain Rachel Carson and Silent Spring, Earth Day, the creation of the EPS and modern environmentalist movement.
Oil Fields in Alaska
After watching television coverage of the brutal tactics used against protesters by the Birmingham police, even opponents of the civil rights movement were
One example of the shift in attitudes brought about by the women’s movement was a significant change in
The book Silent Spring exposed the harmful use of